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Superbloom Schools

Superbloom Schools

About these resources

This suite of resources is designed to help teachers at Primary, Secondary and special schools maximise the impact of Superbloom on their students. They include lesson plans, worksheets and supporting materials which combine the teaching of history, science, art and English with the Superbloom’s core message about the importance of wellbeing (PSHE).

 

Onsite Superbloom Resource

If you are bringing a school group to the Tower of London moat for Superbloom, check out this resource we have created for teachers to use with their pupils onsite in the moat.

 

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Jubilee Resources

Explore the history of Britain’s royal jubilees and why the Platinum Jubilee in 2022 is an important moment in our country’s history.

Queen Elizabeth II alongside a photograph of herself when she was younger

Why is the Platinum Jubilee important?

Explore why Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 is an important moment in Britain’s history and an opportunity for all communities to come together.

Art & Design resources

Explore the difference between Image and Identity and the coded language between subject and viewer by unlocking nature symbolism in portraits from the Tudor period.

Tudor art detail

Nature as Code: Creating identity using Nature symbolism (Art & Design/PSHE)

Crack the nature code in Tudor-era portraits to discover how symbolism can be used to promote someone’s public image or provide clues about who they really are.

Art & Design/PSHE

Nature as Code: Creating identity using Nature symbolism.

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Science Resources

Explore how human wellbeing relies on the working relationship between flowering plants and pollinators and our gardens’ ecosystems.

A bee pollinating a sunflower

Plants Pollinators People: Gardens and health

Explore the relationship between flowers and pollinators, and how we humans rely on both for our wellbeing and that of our planet.

History and English resources

Discover the little-known story of how prisoner Sir Walter Raleigh overcame depression by creating a medicinal garden at the Tower.

Soldier to healer: Sir Walter Raleigh’s medicinal garden at the Tower

Watch the video to find out more about his story.

History/PSHE

Soldier to healer: Sir Walter Raleigh's medicinal garden at the Tower

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9 surprising facts about the Tower of London moat

The Tower of London Moat wasn’t always the dry ditch that it is today. Did you know it was once filled with fish? Or that it has been used as an allotment?

Here are some interesting facts about the moat!

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Start gardening

Download the garden manual and watch this video to get some top tips from garden designer Nigel Dunnett on how to get your school's Superbloom started.

Teacher guidance and information

School children gardening in Tower of London moat as for Superbloom schools project

Check out these Superbloom resources specially designed for teachers to build their knowledge and confidence in gardening for wellbeing.

Teacher guidance and information

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